Party members: Union of Azerbaijani opposition parties remains urgent
Azerbaijan, Baku, September 15 / Trend T. Hajiyev /
The idea of uniting the Musavat party and the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) remains urgent, Musavat Party chairman Sulheddin Akper has told Trend.
"The question of the union remains on the agenda. At this stage special attention is paid at the electoral bloc and election campaign. Therefore, the discussion of the issue was postponed," he said.
Musavat head Isa Gambar proposed to union of the parties following the course of Rasulzadeh-Elchibey on July 15 at the 21st anniversary event of the Popular Front of Azerbaijan. The Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan reacted first to the proposal.
Akper said that at this stage, attention is being paid to the election campaign held by the election bloc.
"After the elections, regardless of their results, we will return to this issue," he said.
PFPA deputy chairman Nureddin Mammadli told Trend that the question of the union requires serious discussion and time.
"This issue was not postponed. We regard the agreement on the single bloc, signed a few days ago, as a crucial step in the direction of the union. We will continue to make efforts to unite," Mammadli said.
Parliamentary elections are scheduled for Nov. 7. Previous legislative elections were held in November 2005. Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are held by the majority system in 125 electoral constituencies.